Funding: UWRA Scholarship & Fellowship Applications Now Open, Jan 29

Funding: UWRA Scholarship & Fellowship Applications Now Open

Deadline: Applications due by January 29, 2019

UW students are invited to apply for the 2019-2020 cycle of University of Washington Retirement Association (UWRA) Scholarships and Fellowships in Aging. Applications for both scholarships and fellowships are due at noon on January 29, 2020. These awards are available to students in any field who are pursuing research or preparing for careers related to aging. More information can be found on their website.

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WLA Seeks Alki Journal Editor, Dec 17

WLA Seeks Alki Journal Editor

Deadline: Application due December 17, 2019

The Washington Library Association (WLA) is seeking an Editor for Alki! A minimum two-year commitment is requested, and the position will begin by March 2020. The Alki Editor is responsible for providing a balanced mixture of relevant and thoughtful articles and features on the interests, responsibilities, and concerns of all library personnel. Editor receives a $3,000 annual honorarium to be delivered in three equal installments, plus approved expenses.

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Save the Date: 2020 New England Science Boot Camp, June 10-12

Save the Date: 2020 New England Science Boot Camp, June 10-12

Registration will open in Spring 2020

The 12th Annual New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians will be held on June 10-12, 2020 at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut.

Science Boot Camp is an immersive experience that provides librarians with the opportunity to network with peers and learn about topics in physical sciences, health sciences, life sciences, and technology.

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Employment: South Seattle College, Student Success Librarian, Dec 23

Employment: South Seattle College, Student Success Librarian

Deadline: Application due by December 23, 2019 at 5:00 PM, Pacific Time

South Seattle College is currently hiring a student success librarian! If you’re interested in working in the Seattle area as an academic librarian that also serves community members from the surrounding area, please consider applying for this job. Because of the nature of the position, those with an interest in public librarianship are also encouraged to apply.

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Funding: Study Abroad in Denmark, Jan 31

Funding: Study Abroad in Denmark

Deadline: Applications due by January 31, 2020

Are you a UW student interested in studying abroad in Denmark? Are you not sure how you’re going to fund it? If so, you should consider applying for the Scan|Design Fellowships! Open to graduate and undergraduate students, the Scan|Design Foundation provides generous financial support to UW students participating in Danish university exchanges and summer study in Denmark.

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Registration Open for Children’s Literature Summer School 2020, University of Antwerp

Registration Open for Children’s Literature Summer School 2020, University of Antwerp

Interested in children’s literature studies? Looking to study abroad? You should consider applying for the Children’s Literature Summer School at the University of Antwerp for Summer 2020! Several MLIS student participated in it last summer (2019) and Doc Martin also taught as part of it. Registration for the Summer 2020 Children’s Literature Summer School at the University of Antwerp is now available online.

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Call for Participants: Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival Ambassadors, Dec 6

Call for Participants: Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival Ambassadors

Deadline: Applications due December 6, 2019

The 53rd Annual Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival will take place on April 1-3, 2020, at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The festival will celebrate the 2020 Southern Miss Medallion winner Rita Willams-Garcia and feature additional keynotes by Matthew Cordell, Michael Fry, Sonia Manzano, Megan McDonald, Daniel Jose Older, Jason Reynolds, and Ezra Jack Keats lecturer Randy Testa.

The mission of the Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival is to recognize excellence in the field of children’s literature and to provide librarians, teachers, researchers, and community members the opportunity to learn about and appreciate children’s literature through presentations, workshops, and personal interactions with people of significance in the field.

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